Emiliano Fittipaldi

Journalist Defends His Actions in “Vatileaks” Trial

Journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi, left, and Emiliano Fittipaldi, center, walk to their trial April 6 at the Vatican (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) “When I come across news, it is my job to publish it,” says one of two journalists accused of “soliciting documents” and “exercising pressure” on Vatican officials to obtain the documents. The trial [...]

New Books Detail Vatican Leaks and Financial Scandals

There may be two sides to accusations of misappropriation  and waste Two books, entitled Avarice by Emiliano Fittipaldi, a journalist with the Italian weekly newspaper L’Espresso, and Way of the Cross by Gianluigi Nuzzi, a panelist on the Italian television talk show Mediaset, both published in early November in Europe, claim to reveal that the donations [...]

Leaks and Leakers

Three years after Pope Benedict’s butler was put on trial for stealing documents from the Pope’s desk, a second “Vatileaks” trial has opened in the Vatican City of Pope Francis. Five people have been charged, two of them journalists, following the publication of two new books in Italy Five people, including two investigative journalists and a [...]

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Letter #53, 2015: Vatileaks, Part 2

November 2, 2015, Monday, Feast of All Souls — Vatileaks, Part 2 "Radix omnium malorum cupiditas est" ("The love of money is the root of all evils"). —St. Paul, First Letter to Timothy, 6:10; a more idiomatic understanding of this phrase is, "For every possible kind of evil can be motivated by the love of money," [...]